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A+ Palmetto Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Palmetto Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Florida
Palmetto
991% less expensive than the US average
Florida
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Palmetto cost of living
F Palmetto Crime Total crime is 22% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,56429% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2929% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-26%Year over year crime is down
Palmetto crime
D+ Palmetto Employment Household income is 14% lower than Florida
Median household income
$42,04724% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,82417% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%31% lower than the US average
Palmetto employment
B Palmetto Housing Home value is 32% lower than Florida
Median home value
$113,50039% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8807% lower than the US average
Home ownership
68%7% higher than the US average
Palmetto real estate or Palmetto rentals
F Palmetto Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
42%14% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:13% higher than the US average
Palmetto K-12 schools

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Compare Palmetto, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Palmetto, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Jordan's Crossing, Sarasota7913.2368
Glen Oaks Estates, Sarasota7613.3309
Park East, Sarasota75133,615
Poinsettia Park, Sarasota7212.7236
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, Sarasota7010.81,090
Bayou Oaks, Sarasota6810.83,472
Original Gillespie Park, Sarasota6612.9863
Rosemary District, Sarasota6612.81,093

Best Cities Near Palmetto, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Feather Sound, FL9027.43,472
Oldsmar, FL8936.614,023
Harbor Bluffs, FL8730.62,931
Nokomis, FL8729.23,431
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bay Pines, FL8623.73,379
North Port, FL8639.260,871
Dunedin, FL8636.235,882
Greenbriar, FL8535.32,764
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Attractions7/10
Community9/10
Nightlife6/10
Dining6/10
Shopping7/10
I am currently living in Palmetto, Florida and while I don’t love the area, I can say that I have lived in worse areas. I chose the area because I was looking for something in central Florida that gave me access to beaches and this are fit the bill. Compared to other areas that I considered, the cost to rent here was a little more affordable.

The best areas in Palmetto, Florida have to include that you are close to some pretty amazing beaches. It is so great being only minutes away from the sand. In addition, there are shopping malls here to give you places to pick up whatever you need or even that special gift and also a few nice restaurants to grab a bite to eat at.

The neighbors here are kind and are always ready to help you if you ask. Did I mention that the weather year round was great? It is almost always sunny and pleasant. So, this place has pleasant weather and pleasant neighbors, you can’t beat that.
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Source: The Palmetto, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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